Supplier Development Engineer

Supplier Development Engineer

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Engineering and Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    Up to £45000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tim Cross

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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The role is to provide Supplier Quality / Development support and guidance to the Procurement/operations team in an aerospace manufacturing environment.


  • Provide quality support to the supply chain and projects
  • Lead performance improvement initiatives
  • Provide SQA support to the low Cost manufacturing sites
  • Roll out and support the implementation of our Zero Defect program to reduce PPM
  • Develop the Key suppliers for Low Cost Manufacture
  • Develop the Supplier audit plan in line with the Working Assessment of Supplier Performance
  • Ensure containment for concerns are implemented & drive root cause, corrective actions via 8D's & Q Pulse
  • Ensure audits are carried out to the schedule
  • Strong Quality background within the Aerospace industry and a working knowledge of AS 9100 and AS 9102 is highly desirable.
  • Review First Article Inspection Reports to AS 9102 and DVI standards.
  • To work closely with other departments to ensure the suppliers provide the objective evidence that demonstrates compliance to AS 9100.
  • To provide Key business metrics that demonstrates compliance to AS 9100 and customer requirements.
  • Ability to analyse nonconforming data and make recommendations for supplier/process improvements.
  • Ability to work with the suppliers to manage the Source Transfer programme
  • To ensure prompt corrective and preventative action against nonconforming product and external audit actions.
  • To support the First Article Inspection programme.
  • To support account reviews with the relevant buyer
  • To create relevant procedures as part of the continuous improvement programme.
  • Proficient in APQP, DFMEA, PFMEA, PPAP, Control Plans, Root Cause analysis.
  • Must be familiar with aerospace OE quality requirements.
  • Understanding of Calibration systems.
  • SAP or similar MRP system experience


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